Rhea Moss-Christian

Barker joins Nuclear Commission

Barker joins Nuclear Commission

The National Nuclear Commission again has three members, following the recent appointment of Dr. Holly Barker as a commissioner with the RMI agency. Barker was sworn in during a ceremony at the Cabinet office in Majuro last month. She has a long-association with the Marshall Islands that started when she was a Peace Corps Volunteer […]

N-Commission sworn in

N-Commission sworn in

An administration of oath ceremony was held January 26 in the Cabinet conference room to formally swear in the three members of the Marshall Islands National Nuclear Commission. As provided in the law passed by the Nitijelã last year establishing the Commission, its primary duty is to develop a detailed strategy and plan of action […]

Fishing for tuna answers

Fishing for tuna answers

PITA LIGAIULA, PACNEWS The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) is working to make progress on a draft bridging measure for tropical tunas that expires at the end of this month. The FFA countries are adamant that zone-based management, which puts Pacific resource-owning nations in the driver’s seat, is preferable to flag-based rights, which […]

Rhea, Berry get WCPFC nod

Rhea, Berry get WCPFC nod

Rhea Moss-Christian was unanimously elected to continue in her post as chairperson of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission for an additional two years. She chaired the regional fisheries management organization for an initial two-year term that ended at last week’s WCPFC annual meeting in Fiji. When the election of chairs for the WCPFC […]